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Private Albert T. Davie photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS45

Scope and Content

The collection contains one scrapbook documenting the military service of Private Albert Thomas Davie and one panoramic image. Most of the images are personal photographs of members of the military serving with Davie, as well as snapshots of him taken by others. All are either unidentified or identified with only a first name. Interspersed in the scrapbook are images of the family of Davie, presumably sent to him while he was in service. The panoramic image consists of a large unidentified group creating handcrafted materials such as woodwork and weaving.


  • approximately 1949-1952


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Administrative/Biographical History

Albert Thomas Davie (1929-2006) was born in Rome, Georgia, to Trella M. Vaughn (1898-) and Samuel M. Davie (1897-), a laborer in the cotton mill industry. Davie had five siblings: Grady Davie (1920-); Willard Davie (1924-); Inez Davie (1926-); Robert Davie (1928-); and Roburta Davie (1928-).

Davie served in the United States Army and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, following World War II. He received an honorable discharge in 1951. Additional biographical information about Albert Thomas Davie has not been determined.


178 image(s) (1 scrapbook with 177 black and white photographs, 1 panoramic image)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1984

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2016.

Private Albert T. Davie photographs
Felicia Render
April 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305